Evan Joseph "Kaz" Kasprzak is a tap and theater jazz dancer, best known for finishing third on the Fox show So You Think You Can Dance, and for being the first dancer on the show specializing in the style that the show refers to as "Broadway". He created the role of "Elmer" in the Broadway musical Newsies.
He first auditioned in Season 4, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He made it as far as the top 40 during the Las Vegas callbacks, but was then cut. He returned with his brother Ryan in Season 5 to the auditions in Memphis. In the season finale, the 3,500 strong crowd at the Kodak theater began chanting Evan's name after one of the hosts, Nigel, responded to the comments of another host, Mary Murphy, regarding Evan's purported lack of Jive technique[clarification needed] with "I think you came out with guns blazing."